Categories: 2012 Press Releases
      Date: Apr 17, 2012
     Title: Tensilica’s ConnX BBE16 DSP IP Core for Digital Baseband Signal Processing Licensed to Renesas Electronics
Renesas will use the ConnX BBE16 DSP IP core for digital broadcasting receivers.

TOKYO, Japan   - April 17, 2012 - Tensilica, Inc. today announced that the ConnX BBE16 DSP (digital signal processing) IP (intellectual property) core has been licensed to Renesas Electronics Corporation for upcoming products for digital broadcasting receivers.

"Renesas is a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions and has proven experience in developing products for digital broadcasting receivers. We are proud they have selected our popular ConnX BBE16 DSP core after an extensive evaluation," stated Eric Dewannain, Tensilica's vice president and general manager, Baseband Business Unit. "The ConnX BBE16 DSP is a high-performance, and very efficient, 16-MAC (multiply accumulate) DSP that is ideal for use in products such as home wireless networks, multi-standard broadcast receivers, and digital television demodulators."

More information about the ConnX BBE16 DSP can be found at

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Tensilica, Inc. is the leader in dataplane processor IP cores. Dataplane processors (DPUs) combine the best capabilities of DSPs and CPUs while delivering 10 to 100x the performance because they can be optimized using Tensilica's automated design tools to meet specific and demanding signal processing performance targets. Tensilica's DPUs power SOC designs at system OEMs and seven out of the top 10 semiconductor companies for designs in mobile wireless, telecom and network infrastructure, computing and storage, and home and auto entertainment. For more information on Tensilica's patented, benchmark-proven DPUs visit

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